Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)
has started monitoring 22 kitchen markets in the city from today during the
holy month of Ramadan.
The decision was made yesterday in a view exchange meeting with KCCI
Directors and leaders of different kitchen markets held at the conference
room of KCCI with its president Kazi Aminul Haque in the chair.
Aiming for prices of essentials in a stable state and the kitchen markets
strictly to keep the supply of daily essentials during the month of Ramadan,
the KCCI started monitoring in the kitchen markets, said Kazi Aminul Haque,
President of KCCI to BSS today.
"We have formed 14 different committees who will monitor 22 city's kitchen
markets side by side to prevent and control price of essentials, weighing and
food adulterations," he said.
The KCCI president said, "Earlier, we have exchanged separate views meeting
with essential commodities exporters, leaders of different kitchen markets,
businessmen and other stake holders ahead of holy month of the Ramadan.
In the meeting, KCCI president, asked all kitchen market traders to display
price charts of the daily essentials on the display boards inside their
shops, for not selling commodities without memos and at hire price and not
giving underweight instead of real weight and not selling sub-standard
Turning businessmen has committed in the meeting that they will abide the
decision, said the KCCI president, adding that monitoring committees will
remain alert to the concern trader who will violate the decision.
"If anybody will violate the decision, he will face the music. District
administration, law enforcement agencies, Consumers Right Authority will have
conducted drives in cooperation with KCCI," he said.
The KCCI also instructed all to keep the markets clean, especially at entry
and exit points. The business leaders assured KCCI of following the
instructions, he added.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha